The meerkat is located in the harsh land of the Kalahari Diet
in Southern Africa.
Meerkats eat mostly insects, but will also feed on Habitat
lizards, small rodents and scorpions, whose venom they
are immune to. While a meerkat mob (a large group of
meerkats) is searching and eating food, one or more
meerkat will stand guard on its hind legs to watch for
Meerkats live in complex underground tunnel systems
that they have either dug or inhabited from a previous
animal. Meerkats use these networks for protection
against predators and will defend the burrows against
other meerkat mobs.
Approximate weight of a meerkat:
Average weight is 1.5 - 1.6 lbs.
Approximate size of a meerkat:
Average length is 10 - 14 inches not including the tail.
The tail is 9 - 10 inches long.
The pregnancy period lays of the meerkat is about 11
weeks. The litter size varies but usually is between 2 - 6